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Over the past two weeks, university bomb dogs from Youngstown State, Kent State and Cleveland State have been called out for assistance due to bomb threats at two northeast Ohio high-schools. These bomb dogs have been provided by OHS in partnership with each of these universities. Other universities within the partnership include Bowling Green State University, The Ohio State University, University of Toledo and Ohio University.
Today, David Brown spoke at a meeting of the Contingency Planners of Ohio about the benefits and value of membership in the Ohio Public Private Partnership (OP3). A key topic was the new Emergency Partner Credentialing System (EPCS) which launched on January 1, 2016. If your organization is interested in becoming an OP3 member, please click HERE.
Watch: "This is real life". This episode of features the Emergency Partner Credentialing System (EPCS) for private sector partners to obtain state-issued documentation to aid communities struck by a disaster. For more information about EPCS or joining the Ohio Public Private Partnership, click HERE.
"This is real life" is a new weekly video series depicting real-life scenarios involving the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Follow it on social media using #thisisreallifeohio as we take you through real life. Watch the promo.
Cleveland Bomb Plot - 2012
Five men were arrested in April 2012 and accused of plotting to blow up a bridge near Cleveland.
Ahmed Hussein Mahamud - 2011
Ahmed Hussein Mahamud, a 26-year-old American citizen from Columbus, was charged in an indictment, unsealed in June 2011, with providing material support to Al Shabaab.
Hor & Amera Akl - 2010
Hor and Amera Akl, a married couple residing in Toledo, were arrested in 2010 and charged with providing material support to the designated terrorist organization Hizballah. In May 2011, the Akls pled guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Jerry & Joe Kane - 2010
Jerry and Joe Kane, father and son anti-government extremists from Forest, were killed in a shoot-out with Arkansas law enforcement after they fatally shot two West Memphis police officers during a traffic stop on May 20, 2010.
Safer Ohio App
Ohio’s multi-function, mobile public safety tool for reporting suspicious activity, requesting emergency or roadside help, and monitoring traffic conditions. Get it at the App Store or on Google Play.